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  • Vietnam: H5N1 outbreak in ducks in Can Duoc district, Long An province

    Source: https://menafn.com/1097934782/Vietna...d-flu-outbreak

    Vietnam records Bird flu outbreak
    Date 1/7/2019 10:50:45 AM

    (MENAFN) The provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Develop declared that an H5N1 bird flu outbreak has taken place in Vietnam's southern Long An province, striking fowls in a commune.

    The H5N1 virus has fatally affected hundreds of chickens and ducks belonging to a family, and caused death to further 3,600 ducks raised by another family in Long Son commune, Can Duoc district...

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Vietnam
    Information received on 10/01/2019 from Dr Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoď, Vietnam
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 1
    Date of start of the event 21/12/2018
    Date of confirmation of the event 21/12/2018
    Report date 10/01/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 10/01/2019
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 24/09/2017
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N1
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to the whole country
    Related reports Immediate notification (27/12/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (10/01/2019)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Long Son, Long Son, Can Duoc, Long An
    Date of start of the outbreak 21/12/2018
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Village
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 5558 5558 220 5338 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 5558 5558 220 5338 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 100.00% 3.96% 3.96% 100.00%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Regional Animal Health Office 6 (Regional Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 03/01/2019 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=29151
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